Kelly Creedon


Public bio

Kelly Creedon is a documentary filmmaker and visual journalist whose work focuses on using intimate storytelling as a means to explore communities and the issues and questions that unite and divide us. 

She received a 2015 Alexia Foundation grant for her short documentary film In This World. Her work has been recognized by College Photographer of the Year and Pictures of the Year International, as well as appearing on the Vimeo Staff Picks channel. Her short films have screened at the Indie Grits Film Festival, Independent Film Festival Boston, New York International Children's Film Festival, Roxbury International Film Festival, and BlackStar Film Festival, among others. As a 2014 Powering a Nation Fellow, she was the Editor-in-Chief and videographer on the award-winning interactive documentary Whole Hog: The Power of Pork. 

Her work has been published by National Geographic, the Los Angeles Times,The Atlantic, HBO, the Christian Science Monitor, Univision, Fusion, the Huffington Post, The Seventy Four, and the Bitter Southerner, among others.  She received her MA in Visual Communication at UNC Chapel Hill in 2015, and is a 2008 graduate of the Salt Institute for Documentary Studies.  

She is based in the southeastern U.S. and is available for assignments.